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HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Chemistry question!
HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Chemistry question!

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shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I was sorry it was my duty... Anyways isotopes of an element always have same atomic no.. Hence same no. Of protons... But they have different mass and hence their no. Of neutrons will be different

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In simpler words... Isotopes are those elements which have same atomic number and different atomic mass

HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hmm so that would mean the same element to

HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because wouldnt the different number be an electron

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So ur saying that the no. Of electrons also differ?

HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no. I saying I thought that Isotopes of the same element differ in the number of electrons

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We take a case of neutral atom here... The no. If protons is equal to the no of electrons. I'm reminding u once more.... Neutral atom

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So only the no. Of neurons differ right?

Rushwr
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okai let's take 2 isotopes of carbon \[C ^{14}_{6} and C ^{12}_{6}\] So here we can see the atomic number remains same. That is 6! Atomic number shows us the no. of electrons or protons right? But we can see the atomic mass is different ! atomic muss contains the summation of both neutrons and protons. We know no. of protons and electrons in both isotopes are the same ! Then the difference in atomic mass is due to the change in no . of neurons right ?

HowardWolowitz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ok so yes because of there numbers

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Exactly! I hope now you've understood it :)

shreehari499
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good work with the example Rush :)
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